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A motorcyclist was killed Sunday evening in Brooklyn Center when he was struck by another driver while attempting to merge onto the freeway.

The motorcyclist was traveling at a high speed while negotiating the ramp leading from westbound I-94 to eastbound I-694 and crossed into a traffic lane when he was hit about 6 p.m., the State Patrol said.

The motorcyclist, 31-year-old Caylin Alan James Svendahl of South St. Paul, was ejected from his bike and died at the scene, the patrol said.

The driver who hit him, a 52-year-old woman from White Bear Lake, was not seriously hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.